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Zesty Italian Soup

Zesty Italian Soup

Fix this tasty soup when you want to serve something special for your family.

Gluten Free:
Serving Size:
Total Time:
More than 1 hour
Preparation Time:
Under 30 Minutes
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This recipe is recommended for 8 servings
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 large baking potato, peeled and diced
  • 2/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 6 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 cup HORMEL® Pepperoni, diced
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. In large saucepan, combine water, potato, onion, celery, carrot and bouillon; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover. Simmer 15 minutes.
  2. Add remaining ingredients except pepperoni and cheese to saucepan. Cover; simmer 20 minutes or until potato is tender.
  3. Stir pepperoni and cheese into soup.